Violins

William Bartruff 2003 violin William Bartruff 2003 violin

Antonio Stradivari c. 1679

This violin reproduces the Hellier Strad faithfully, although the original is decorated. The back is two piece maple finished with an eye-catching yellow tint. The timbre is light yet compelling.

Size: 4/4

Maker: William Bartruff

Year: 2003


William Bartruff 2006 violin William Bartruff 2006 violin

Joseph Guarnarius del Gesu c. 1742

This violin is a copy of the Heifetz del Gesu of 1742. The finish is a charming orange fading to brown. The violin's back is two piece maple. The tone is dark, and expansive.

Size: 4/4

Maker: William Bartruff

Year: 2006


William Bartruff 2006 violin William Bartruff 2006 violin

Antonio Stradivari c. 1713

A modern copy of the Pingrille Strad with a two piece maple back taken from ancient wood. The grain is tight and even and the violin is completed with a red brown luster. The sound character is compelling, strong and resonant.

Size: 4/4

Maker: William Bartruff

Year: 2006


William Bartruff 2008 violin William Bartruff 2008 violin

Peter Guarneri c. 1731

This violin has a two piece back with golden varnish. The instrument plays with an enchanting, light sound which still manages to carry well.

Size: 4/4

Maker: William Bartruff

Year: 2008


William Bartruff 2009 violin William Bartruff 2009 violin

Peter Guarneri c. 1700

This violin is made from two hundred year old wood to ensure a rich, projecting sound quality. This instrument features a single piece maple back with an orange hued varnish.

Size: 4/4

Maker: William Bartruff

Year: 2009